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OVF.It THE TOWN.
Items Picked up Here and There by
Courant- American Reporters.
Candy business is booming.
His Honor, Mayor Wikle, it is now!
Charlie Wikle was in Rome Monday.
Beautiful moonlight nights last week.
The mails are almost choked with
Judge Fain, of Calhoun, was in town
All the merchants are fixing up tine
The churches are preparing forClirlst
The children are beginning to talk
about Santa Claus.
Mrs. W. E. Ferguson, of Roekinart, is
visiting relatives here.
Beautiful cranberries now adorn the
stores of fancy grocers.
The news of Mr. Davis’ death was
heard with great regret in Cartersville.
Mrs. Douglas Wikle is on a visit to
her parents in Nashville, Tenn.
Miss Emma Hawkins, of Grassdule,
lias heeu visiting friends in town.
Miss Annie Simpson, of South Caro
lina, has been visiting in the city.
Some of ourdark-eyed girls are finding
they look well in Spanish furbelows.
Christmas shoppers walk right by the
stores of the men who don’t adyertise.
The late Judge Howard’s estate, as re
corded in the ordinary’s office, is $10,455,-
Don’t forget that the “Willing Work
ers” will build a ship for yotinext Tues
A church at this season of the year
without fair or festival is a haughty one,
Society is now getting on a hustle.
Several entertainments are being ar
Mrs. Wendt, of Rock Island, 111., is
visiting her sister, Mrs, Chandler, on
A young man of this city is accused of
setting his watch every mom tug by tlru
Be sure to go to the opera house Tues
day night and see the children build the
“Old Ship of Zion.”
Key. George Tumlin, of Marietta, at
tended the funeral services of Air. Nel
son Gilroatli, oil Monday.
Judge R. R. Harris, of Rome, was in
town Tuesday and gave the Courant-
Americana pleasant call.
The Bartow County Veterans’ Asso
ciation will meet at the court house
next Saturday afternoon.
It is said a certain young lady is soon
to be married in sewer silk. Surah silk
is probably what was meant.
The new' couneilinen aro already be
sieged with applications for the positions
that are at their disposal.
For the past week the weather has
been quite mild—indeed, regular May
weather right herein December.
“Things are very dull,” said the ice
man. “That’s the way I like to see
them,” says the scissors'grinder.
I’rivate.dwellings, with their startling
arrays of Christmas tricks, will soon be
turned into miniature store houses.
Last Saturday was pay day witli tho
Etowah Iron Company. About $1,200
wore distributed among the employees.
Cartersville is looming up in tiie hotel
line. All of the places of public enter
tainment are undergoing improvement.
Alexander Durham, a negro, v’as put
in jail last Monday in default of a SIOO
bond. Ho Is charged with a serious
Several of the lawyers of the city are
attending supreme court in Atlanta.
That court inis struck the Cherokee
Mr. J. C. Calhoun now holds a posi
tion of Dr. AliotV drug store, Mr. J. J.
Skinner having retired from that es
Kov. Henry J. Ellis, the new pastor
‘>l the Methodist ehureh, will preach
liis first sermon in this city next Sun
Mrs. J. C. Young and family have
move I to the city and occupy the house
on Market street where Mr. Veal for
In the making up of the districts for
the next census Bartow county is placed
in the first district. There are six dis
tricts in the state.
Itcv. H. J. HUis, the new pastor of the
Methodist church spent Friday in the
city. He will perhaps preach his first
sermon here next Sunday.
“ Please accept my regrets,” wrote a
voung man who was not asked to Miss
i'udd’s coming-out party. “I regret I
" as not invited,” he continued.
The service of prayer and praise at
Ascension church will hereafter be held
i>t 11 o’clock, a. in., every Sunday instead
of in the afternoon as heretofore.
A rather blunt young fellow, pricing
a Christmas turkey for his mother the
other day, said: “Say, mister, what y ou
usk for that ’ere beast, any way?”
The small boy is now industriously
trying to keep other tempting calls from
"inning away any of his accumula
tion of pennies for a Christmas fund.
General P. M. B. Young was one of
the delegates sent by the Georgia Veter
ans Associatian to attend the funeral of
-Mr. Jefferson Davis at New Orleans.
The “devil" of the Courant-Ainerican
attempted to start a lire the other morn
ing witli benzine and his eyebrows and
much of ins hair haven’t benzine since.
Notwithstanding the’shortness of the
cotton crop business is very good. All
of our merchants, especially those who
advertise, are having a very good trade.
The new house frock, called the Jose
phine, gives the wearer tho appearance
of having entered the room through the
keyhole. It pretends to be made in one
Air. Henry Roff, of Calhoun, will be
the night clerk at the Shcliman house.
He is a clever and capable young man
and knows how to attend to the wants
There is talk of organizing a local
building and loan association, homo
people to own and control it. The
plan is a good one and our people should
enter into the scheme heartily.
Will the young ladies of Cartersvi .le
receive on new year? It would be very
pleasant if they would resurrect this
beautiful custom and open their houses
to callers on the evening of that day.
Air. J. F. Linn, our clever tax collec
tor, informs us that lie will bo here on
the 18th and 19th of the present month,
for the purpose of collecting taxes, lie
will commence issuing ti. fas. on the’iOth.
Four marriage licenses were issued
last Saturday and Ordidary Hendricks
says it is a very dull day when he does
not write out at least one. The happi
ness is not confined to any class or
Airs. Ed Peacock left Sunday for
Chattanooga to ntfceml the bedside; of
her father, Captain Hugh McNeill, who
is critically ill. The many friends of
tho captain in this city and county w ish
him a speedy recovery.
Major Charles H, Smith loft Monday
afternoon on a lecture tour through
Kentucky. Among the cities he will
favor are Lexington, Paris, Afillersburg,
Flemingburg and Alaysville. He will
be absent for about a week.
Last Sunday a boat, while in the mid
dle of tho Etowah river, capsized with
Air. Harry Kuns and two companions.
The men had to swim desperately to
save themselves and one came very
near drowming. Tho boat was lost.
The B. It. dub is to give a reception
on the evening of December 2fith, at the
residence of Major C. H. Smith, on Er
win street. The members aro making
extensive arrangements for the affair
and it will no doubt be a great success.
At the mass meeting last Friday night
Air. Joe AL Moon received a handsome
vote for tho nomination of the office of
mayor. Considering that he was no can
didate, and hud repeatedly so stated, it
was quite a compliment to the young
Air. James Yanney, of Sandy Lake,
Pa,, was in the city Wednesday, lie is
the gentleman who wrote the letter to
TSUI Arp in regard to the Gettysburg
monument, mention of which was made
in the latter’s letter in last Sunday’s
The ladies of the Presbyterian church
will give a supper in the council cham
ber on Friday night next. Fresh oys
ters, turkey and meats of all kinds,
cakes, salads and everything good to
eat, and plenty of if. Everybody go.
Alex. Akerman is now one of the
clerks in the postofflee. By the time the
change of postmasters is made ho will
be sufficiently acquainted with tho du
ties of the office to attend to thorn with
out hitch or delays as is often the case
when such transfers aro made.
The Postal Telegraph Cos. lias opened
an office at W- F. Baker’s Jewelry Store
in this place, which offers as induce
ments direct communication witli Birm
ingham, Gadsden, Attalla, Anniston,
Augusta, Atlanta, Rome and other
prominent places. Your patronage is
Here’s to tho mayor and couneilinen
elected yesterday! ‘Vo drink to their
health the pure and sparkling w ater of
Cartersville, and hope their administra
tion will lie as bright and undimmed as
the noonday sun of a July day. We
feel sure the Interests of the city are safe
in their hands.
The pump men at the river recently
forced such a supply of water into the
tank as to cause it to overflow. As soon
as little streams began to steal down
the hill some of the colored population
thereabouts, it is said, began to evince
great consternation and fear, lest their
homes might soon be destroyed.
The Juvenile Missionary Society of
the Methodist church will give the
“missionary ship” entertainment on
Tuesday evening, December 17tli, at
the opera house, beginning at 7 o’clock.
Come out and encourage the children.
Admission, 25 cents; children, 10 cents.
The Courant-American job depart
ment has been on a hustle for the past
week or two, turning out work that
would be hard to duplicate by any like
establishment in qua.ity and prices.
We have recently added many new and
attractive faces to our Job type and the
improvement in the work, which has
always been first-class, is very percepti
ble. Those who wish good work should
remember the Oourant-Ameriean.
The work of organizing for the coming
firemen’s fair is progressing very nicely
and all indications point to it being a
most brill 1 ant success. The young men
have gone to work in earnest and they
are heartily seconded by the ladies who
are to assist them. The latter are or
ganizing for this purpose and are quite
enthusiastic over the project. The mer
chants and business men of the city
should now give the liberal encourage
ment that the undertaking deserves.
The fair promises to be the greatest so
cial event of the winter.
Strickland & Bro. are jobbing at very
iow prices, oranges, cocoanuts, nuts,
raisins, citron, apples and candies of all
kinds. You cannot beat their prices by
going to Rome and Atlanta. Their new
syrups and sugars are arriving every
Oil paintings for $2.00 and chromos
SI.OO at Word’s.
THE CITY ELECTION.
The Straight Ticket, With One Excep
Tho city election yesterday passed
off quietly. There was only one
ticket out, and that was the one
nominated at the citizen’s meeting
last Friday. Had it not been for a
contest in the first ward the elec
tion would have been without in
terest. Air. Jack Collins ran against
the regular nominated candidates
in that ward, and when the tickets
were counted out it was found that
lie had triumphed over Mr. L. B.
Matthews by forty votes.
The managers of fhe election
were Messrs. J. L. Wikle, J. M.
Moon, F. ('. Watkins, and Charlie
Callahan acted as clerk.
The polls opened late. It was
after tho usual hour of seven when
the managers arrived at the court
house. The opening of the polls
found no great crowd awaiting to
sling their suffrage into the ballot
box. The votes came in slowly
and by 12 o’clock only 170 votes
were deposited. It began getting a
little livelier after dinner, and at 0
o’clock, when the polls were closed,
it was found that 329 votes had been
The folio ving is the result of the
I ’on mayor:
John 11. Wikle 310
FOR AI.MKRM UN FIRST WARD!
Alan in Collins .238
A. J. Collins 190
1,. B. Matthew s 150
W. F. Bilker 312
A. AL Puckett 818
G. W. Wald nip 312
AL AL Puckett 310
Lindsay Johnson 307
G, IL Qili’eatli .. .315
The above elected gentlemen
will be sworn in next Wednesday
night when the present mayor and
council will step down and out. A
marshal, deputy marshal, clerk,
treasurer, street superintendent
and keeper of the city cemetery are
to he elected by the couneilinen
for the ensuing year. It is proba
ble the present holders of these
offices, with one or t\yo exceptions,
will be re-elected.
The following are the names of
those who will retire from the head
of the city government: Mayor
Wofford, Couneilinen Matthews,
Willingham, Crawford, Barron,
George Pattillo, Scheuer, McEwen
and John H. Wikle,
The latter gentleman is the only
one of the old board who will lie in
the new, and he was ejected to the
chief office, lle has before held the
same office and made a most ac
ceptable mayor. He is a live and
progressive man and no doubt lie
will again be successful in his com
ing administration. The alder
manic board is composed of safe
and prudent men and gives general
satisfaction to our people.
I take this method of calling the atten
tion of all persons who are indebted to
me to the importance of settling up said
indebtedness at once. All notes and ac
counts not paid by the 25th December
will be turned over to an attorney to cob
loot. Fair warning, This is positively
my last call, Gkrald Gun-' fin.
Visit Wikle A Co.’s for Albums, Gift
Books, etc, for Christmas presents.
dool2-2t WIKLE A CO,
$20.00 Worth of Goods Given
You only have to visit
Wilde’s Drug; Store and
leave your name and you
will be given a chance at a
beautiful swinging-lamp, oil
painting, doll and smoker’s
sett. Remember you are
not required to buy a cent’s
worth of goods. Chances
We bought a car load of tomatoes this
season and if you want a case wo will
sell you lower than jobbers’ prices.
E. Strickland A Bro.
Accident on the Western & Atlantic.
Yesterday morning at 5 :45 o’clock
a Western & Atlantic freight train
knocked a wagon and a negro off
the track. The accident occurred
about five miles this side of Atlan
ta, and the negro was killed. The
front of the engine was damaged
Money to Loan.
No delay. Eight per
cent interest. Small com
Aubrey & McEwen.
M. P. Word’s prices on holiday goods
are put in the reach of all. Money
scarce; his goods cheap. d5-tf
The Chief 8.-n.on for the great suc
cess of HooU’b Sarsaparilla Is found In the
article Itself. It Is merit that wins, apd the
fact that Hood’s Sarsaparilla actually ap*
complishes what Is claimed for it, Is what
has given to this medicine a popularity aud
sale greater than that of any other sarsapa
iwiorjt Win rlUa or Woo<l purl ‘
•VI Cl 11 VV 11 lo fl er before the public.
Hood’s Sarsaparilla cures Scrofula, Salt
Kheum and all Humors, Dyspepsia, Sick
Headache, Biliousness, overcomes That
Tired Feeling, creates an Appetite, strength
ens the Nerves, builds up the Whole System.
Hood’s Marsapurilla Is sold by all drug
fists. $1; six for $5. Prepared by C. 1. Hood
fa Cos., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass.
A Rich Silver Mine.
Messrs. J. W. Rich, J. P. Jones
and others have taken a lease on a
mineral lot in the Allatoona region
and after a few r weeks prospecting
have developed what will, accord
ing to present indications, loom up
as another “Comstock lode.” The
samples shown us seem very rich,
indeed, and experts who have in
vestigated the prospect are enthu
The Allatoona gold mines flour
ished before the California hegira
in ’49 and fabulous stories are yet
told of the Immense fortunes made
in that region, of remarkably rich
finds that blessed the sturdy miner.
In the past few years the same old
confidence in the “Allatoona lead”
—that runs from Carroll county to
Lumpkin—has sprung up to a cer
tain degree until lately we hear of
very strung companies that have
been organized to work the old
“dlgglns” and to open up new pros
pects. At tho upper end of the
lead, say in Lumpkin, intense ex
citement prevails and it is only a
question of time when this excite
ment will extend along the lead
till it reaches and passes through
our section, where, according to the
best authorities, the ore exists iu
as rich and paying veins as can be
Buckingham's dye for tho whiskers is
easy of application, and never fails to col
or the beard brown or black as may be
desired. Try it. decs
Lost or Stolen.
A black and White pointer
puppy six months old. A
liberal reward will be paid
for his return to
E. L. Peacock.
A $15,00 music box given away. Every
one buying $1.50 wortli of holiday goods
stands a chance of getting it. Go to
“Say, George, if you want to see me
Sunday, be sore to have a box of Miot’s
French candy.” tf
Christmas and New Year’s Goods at
Wikle A Cos., Cartersville, Ga. decll-2t
Toy Trunks Work Boxes, Desks, and
thousands of nice things at Wikle’s
Book Store. dec!2-2t
Died at Emerson.
Mr. David McNeal died at Emer
son yesterday morning and was
buried at that place today, Rev.
Jas. S. Hillhouse conducting the
funeral services. Mr. McNeal came
to this place from North Carolina
about a year ago in bad health,
hoping that a change of climate
would benefit him. He was a
brother-in-law of Mr. W. W. Gil
bert and was a consistent member
of the Presbyterian church.
SAVKII I lillX CONSUMPTION.
Several physicians predicted that Mr.
Asa B. Rowley, druggists, of Chicago,
would soon have consumption caused
by ana ggravated case of catarrh. Cus
tomers finally induced him to try
cure. He says: “The result was unpre
cedented. 1 commenced to get well alter
the first application and am now after a
few weeks, entirely cured.” It will do
the same for you. Price SI.OO. Try
Clarke's flax soap for the skin and you
will use no other. 25 cents. All of
Clarke’s ilax remedies are for sale by
J. R. Wikle A Cos., druggists. mch7-ly
Fine Cabinet Photos at SM.SO per dozen
tliis month. Card size $2.00. Finest
work in the State at Menkeo’s Gallery.
Some fine central property for sale
new, and right in the heart of the town.
Enquire of A. M. Willingham.
The Largest Dry Goods House in Oartersville.
NOBODY can outdo us ! Nobody can compete with us ! Nobody can equal us!
Our matchless bargains stand foremost and alone. Be your own judges and
don’t spend a dollar or a nickel elsewhere before looking at Scheuer Bros.
Our Dress Goods and Cloak sales last week were
immense. There must be some reason for this. The
truth and the whole truth is, that we have the largest
assortment and that we undersell anybody and every
body on anything in the shape of Dry Goods. To
enumerate just half of our bargains we could fill two
pages of this paper, as our space don’t allow it; we
will only mention a few of our wonderful bargains :
125 Ladies’ Wraps worth fully $5 and s(>, at $1.77).
75 “ “ “ “ $6 and $7, at $3.00.
48 “ “ “ “ SB, at $4.00.
150 Ladies’ and Misses Jackets, worth $4 to $5, at
75 Ladies and Misses Jackets, worth $7 to SB, at $3.50.
45 “ “ “ Newmarkets, worth SO, at $3.
40 Ladies’ extra fine garments, wortli $lO, at $5.00.
Great Closing Out Sale of 2,000 Pairs of Misses* Shoes.
Bought at force sale, to be closed out at half price. These are without doubt the cheapest and best stock of
Shoes ever sold in Georgia. We sjtecially invite our customers to see these wonderful bargains; we were
so fortunate as to buy this stock cheap, and are determined to give our kind patrons the benefit.
600 CENTLEMEN’S HATS,
To go in with this closing out sale —got to at less than half their value—we must have the room.
3,000 CENTS' LINEN COLLARS,
Worth 25c. to be closed out at 71. Now is your lime to get a good supply of these goods, and at prices never
heard of in Cartersville before,
WRAPS! WRAPS! WRAPS!
Now Is your time to save money. We take pride in our selection of these standard articles of wear,
and they must go inside ol 150 days. Give us a call and be convinced that we have the cheapest line of Cloaks
CLOTHING! CLOTHING! CLOTHING!
Being determined to change our make of Clothing we have decided to close this line out at unheard of
prices. Cook at this : 500 pairs Ladies’ Kid Gloves worth SI.OO, $1.25 ami $1.50, to be closed out
at 50 cents. Don’t misunderstand us—we are not selling out at cost but were smart enough to buy these
goods at less than they can be made. GARWOOD BROTHERS.
RR.OBE.S & RAVCRTY
A V Furniture Company.
THE LEADING FURNITURE AND CARPET ESTABLISHMENT SOUTH.
Twenty-Five Thousand Square Feet of Display Room.
SIOO,OOO Worth of Furniture and Carpets in Stock.
Toilet Bed Room Sets, Marble Top
Bevel Glasses, with Toilette and
ten pieces for $35.
Solid Oak Bed Room Suits, $25 each.
Silk Parlor Plush Suits, $35 each.
Windsor Folding Beds, 25 styles in
stock. Buy a Folding Bed and be
RHODES & HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANY,
89 and 91 WHITEHALL STREET, ATLANTA, GA.
A Shooting Fracas at a Negro Frolic.
In the upper part of the town
last Saturday night a dance was
given by a negro, and all the high
toned darkeys were there. Besides
the regular evening regalia several
of the guests were diked out in
mean liquor and the hip-pocket
added to the pleasures of the occa
sion. Everything was running
smoothly enough until between the
hours of ten and eleven o’clock,
when the whisky began getting in
its work and the hip-pocket was
called into play. A three cornered
row sprung up and much able ar
gument was expended in the at
tempt to put a quietus to it, but
without success. The excitement
was intense when one of the gal
lants, by the name of Lawrence
Clements, pulled out his popgun and
began a promiscuous fire. He shot
four times, but happily the balls
went wide of their mark. The ball
was broken up instanter and a
policeman was sent for. The
main disturbers fled and up to
last accounts have not been heard
from. They will no doubt fight
shy of Cartersville for some time
Two mules, and a two-horse wagon on
my farm near Kingston. Apply to
dI2-2t G. S. Tomlin,
Special for the Next Four Days.
40 pieces Royal Cambric, finer than Lonsdale, only
8c a yard.
20 pcs. Canton Flannel, worth fully 12$c, only 9c.
12 pcs. French Flannels, “ “ 75c, only 40c.
200 pcs. Feather Trimming, worth 50c, only 10c.
20 pcs. Gray Tricot Flannels, 38 inches only 16£c
45 Table Oil Cloth worth 35c., only 20c a yard.
1000 Large Cotton Towels, 5c a piece.
25 pieces wool Henrietta, 38 inches, 25c, a yard.
And 100 other Bargains.
In conclusion, we will say that we can easily sell
goods cheaper than our competitors pay for them.
tfATOUR IMMENSE SALES ARE THE BEST
TESTIMONY TO THESE FACTS.
SCHEUER BROS., The Leaders of Low Prices.
Ingrains, 40,5 c and 60 cents.
Brussels, 00, 75 and go cents.
Rugs, Lace Curtains, Portier Cur
Competent workmen sent to any part
of the State to lay our Carpets.
An Enjoyable Evening.
At an early hour on last Friday
evening a choice company of ladies
and gentlemen having filled the
comfortable parlors of Mrs. H. H.
Hall, the first of the promised series
of dime reading entertainments
The “Little Quaker Winner” was
truly “captivating,” and a success
ful “tuck in.”
“Thunder” found a much more
apt scholar in Mrs. B.than in Tom’s
Mary, yet, if Mary did find that
“Art is long,” it certainly left her
In “Ophelia,” Mrs. Jamison’s
efTort to analyze Shakspeare’s
Women is only equaled, if not sur
passed, by her expressive com
mand of five English language.
The laugh which followed the
“Witness” showed the appreciation
of “my wife’s durn fool” way of
crossing a creek when the swamp
Possibly no more pleasant method
of bringing together our young and
old folks in a social way can be pro
posed, than entertainments of this
kind. The cause Is good, and the
methods so informal as to admit of
much social chat. And, it pre
sents an ever recurring charming
opportunity of bringing about a
welcome introduction of the stran
gers, who are so rapidly coming
Then, too, it affords vent to so
ciety’s claim that our young folks
should not hide their accomplish
ments, for we certainly have a
galaxy of musical talent well wor
thy of being brought to the front.
On Friday evening the taste in the
selection of the music, as well as
the rendering, was excellent, and
many feel that we must have more
We understand that the Ladies’
Sewing Society will have fort
nightly “readings,” of which due
notice will be given.
Only two more weeks till Christmas,
and if you contemplate buying a present
go to Wikle’s Drug Store, where they
can be had at prices to suit the times.
The Courant-American, in its
effort to give all the news, will en
deavor to see that deaths which
may occur will not escape proper
notice in these columns. Regular
obituary notices furnished us for
publication will be charged for at
half the usual rates. This rule is
rendered necessary on account of
the extraordinary demands made
at times upon our columns by this
class of matter.
If you want great bargains in Holiday
goods go to Wikle’s Drugstore.